Natural Homes is creating network services and web content for natural builders
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Thanks for taking the time to visit me here. My name is Oliver. I'm a retired workaholic. By that I mean I still work constantly, I just don't get paid to do it. I've been writing about natural building at www.naturalhomes.org and supporting a network of enthusiasts for over 12 years. Throughout those years I've always looked for new ways to reach out to people and bring them together, drawing their attention to the beauty, health and sustainability of using natural materials to build homes. Those years of work have allowed me to gather over 2.3 million social media followers, over 80,000 members and around 20,000 daily visitors to the website.

I guess all that sounds great but increasing numbers of those readers are using mobile devices that my website is not designed to serve. That's something I have to change.

In order to keep serving the current and future network I need to use Adobe's Creative Cloud tools so I can create good quality, robust responsive web content for mobiles, tablets and PCs. The licence fee for Adobe's tools is $70/month. That and the new PC I'll need (2nd hand about $700) to run the tools. Sadly that's not a cost I can bear myself and the time it will take to re-implement the website's content is considerable. It has about 2,000 articles written in Spanish, Russian and English. The website used to earn an income from adverts but the combination of increasing mobile users and adblockers have all but reduced that income to nothing.

There's not a great deal I can give you in return for your support other than my thanks, but I can and will place your picture or business logo, with a link to your website or social media account, on the naturalhomes' supporters page. I'll promote you in various ways using marketing rewards so others will see your support for this work. 

If you don't feel you are able to support my work please share this Patreon page to help me reach out to others.

Kind regards, Oliver
Tiers
Enthusiast
$1 or more per month 0 of 100 patrons
You love natural building and reading about the beautiful homes on our website. Your name or company will be displayed as a badge in the gallery of Enthusiast supporters.
Dabbler
$3 or more per month 0 of 50 patrons
You have tried your hand, or would like to, at some small projects using natural materials and got advice, or would like to, from one of our groups. Your name or company will be included in the gallery of supporters as a Dabbler and your Dabbler badge will be displayed randomly throughout the website's articles. 
Builder
$5 or more per month 0 of 30 patrons
You've gained enough confidence, or would like to, to build part of your home. You're a regular in our network, or would like to be, where you get advice from others about building your home. Your name or company will be displayed, with a link back to you, in the gallery of supporters as a Builder (that can mean you're helping to build the network too). Your badge will appear randomly in all of the website's articles and when we share articles in social media I'll make sure your badge appears at the top of the random article feed.
Foundation
$10 or more per month 0 of 20 patrons
You've gained enough confidence, or would like to, to build your home thereby becoming a foundation for the Natural Homes network.

You'll get the rewards above but double the number of random feeds of your badge into all  the website's articles and double the number of placements when we share articles in social media.
Goals
$0 of $100 per month
For $100 per month I'll be able to buy the PC I need to replace the dinosaur of a laptop running XP I'm using at the moment with free but limited HTML publishing tools. A 2nd hand PC that is smart enough will cost about £500 ($700). 
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Thanks for taking the time to visit me here. My name is Oliver. I'm a retired workaholic. By that I mean I still work constantly, I just don't get paid to do it. I've been writing about natural building at www.naturalhomes.org and supporting a network of enthusiasts for over 12 years. Throughout those years I've always looked for new ways to reach out to people and bring them together, drawing their attention to the beauty, health and sustainability of using natural materials to build homes. Those years of work have allowed me to gather over 2.3 million social media followers, over 80,000 members and around 20,000 daily visitors to the website.

I guess all that sounds great but increasing numbers of those readers are using mobile devices that my website is not designed to serve. That's something I have to change.

In order to keep serving the current and future network I need to use Adobe's Creative Cloud tools so I can create good quality, robust responsive web content for mobiles, tablets and PCs. The licence fee for Adobe's tools is $70/month. That and the new PC I'll need (2nd hand about $700) to run the tools. Sadly that's not a cost I can bear myself and the time it will take to re-implement the website's content is considerable. It has about 2,000 articles written in Spanish, Russian and English. The website used to earn an income from adverts but the combination of increasing mobile users and adblockers have all but reduced that income to nothing.

There's not a great deal I can give you in return for your support other than my thanks, but I can and will place your picture or business logo, with a link to your website or social media account, on the naturalhomes' supporters page. I'll promote you in various ways using marketing rewards so others will see your support for this work. 

If you don't feel you are able to support my work please share this Patreon page to help me reach out to others.

Kind regards, Oliver

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Tiers
Enthusiast
$1 or more per month 0 of 100 patrons
You love natural building and reading about the beautiful homes on our website. Your name or company will be displayed as a badge in the gallery of Enthusiast supporters.
Dabbler
$3 or more per month 0 of 50 patrons
You have tried your hand, or would like to, at some small projects using natural materials and got advice, or would like to, from one of our groups. Your name or company will be included in the gallery of supporters as a Dabbler and your Dabbler badge will be displayed randomly throughout the website's articles. 
Builder
$5 or more per month 0 of 30 patrons
You've gained enough confidence, or would like to, to build part of your home. You're a regular in our network, or would like to be, where you get advice from others about building your home. Your name or company will be displayed, with a link back to you, in the gallery of supporters as a Builder (that can mean you're helping to build the network too). Your badge will appear randomly in all of the website's articles and when we share articles in social media I'll make sure your badge appears at the top of the random article feed.
Foundation
$10 or more per month 0 of 20 patrons
You've gained enough confidence, or would like to, to build your home thereby becoming a foundation for the Natural Homes network.

You'll get the rewards above but double the number of random feeds of your badge into all  the website's articles and double the number of placements when we share articles in social media.